The licensed practical nurse provides routine clinic nursing procedures and personal care services to patients.
Interviews patient to determine medical problem/condition and documents in chart for physician.
Obtains and records patient’s vital signs and weight.
Assists physician with patient examination as needed.
Reviews physician’s orders, lab requests, or follow-up needs with patient.
Administers specified medication, orally or by subcutaneous or inter-muscular injection, and notes time and amount in patients’ charts.
Collects samples, such as urine, blood, and sputum, from patients for testing and performs routine laboratory tests on samples.
Sterilizes equipment and supplies.
Maintains supplies, including stocking and ordering new supplies and disposing of expired or damaged supplies.
Responds to patient telephone inquiries by evaluating and responding to the patient’s problems and questions.
Assists with supervision of Medical Assistants.
Maintains medical equipment and monitors need of equipment.
Participates in community education programs or health programs off-site.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Experience and Skills:
To perform this job successfully, the incumbent must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and Experience: One year certificate from college or technical school for Licensed Graduate Practical Nursing; One year of practical experience in a community health center or an allied health field environment.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Current PA licensure in LPN. Annual certification in CPR.
Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before patients and employees of organization.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Competitive Compensation Package Offered